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The PPMA is a leading UK trade association for suppliers of processing and packaging machinery to the UK market and represents over 500 member and associate companies. Its principle objective is to promote sales of machinery, both at home and abroad, through various projects and services of mutual benefit to both members and their customers by providing free technical and machinery information and advice.
The PPMA Group of Associations includes BARA (British Automation and Robot Association) and UKIVA (UK Industrial Vision Association).


PPMA Group Awards celebrating Industry’s best to be presented at PPMA Total Show 2022

Release date: 20.07.2022 | images: 1

PPMA Total 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision show, will play host to this year’s PPMA Group Industry Awards.  The event will be held on Wednesday 28th September at the NEC, Birmingham. Winners of the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2022 will be announced and presented with their awards during […]


Last call for applications for the ‘Grant Jamieson Engineering Scholarship’ Closing date 29th July 2022

Release date: 24.06.2022 | images: 4

The closing date for submission of applications for the inaugural PPMA BEST ‘Grant Jamieson Engineering Scholarship’ is Friday 29th July 2022. Awarded by PPMA BEST, the Grant Jamieson Engineering Scholarship is an annual grant of up to £5,000 presented to the most outstanding individual who has demonstrated a genuine interest and potential in the field […]


PPMA Total Show 2022 set to provide a platform for innovation, discovery, interactive demonstrations and information share

Release date: 18.05.2022 | images: 0

PPMA TOTAL Show 2022, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision event, is returning to the NEC Birmingham this autumn, and will take place from 27th to 29th September.  The three-day event will provide a platform for innovation and live demonstrations of production machinery, act as a central hub for networking, […]


AD Communications appointed PR Agency for the upcoming PPMA Show

Release date: 25.06.2021 | images: 0

Please be advised that the PPMA Group of Associations has once again appointed AD Communications as its PR agency with responsibility for the PPMA Show 2021. PPMA Show 2021 The PPMA Show 2021 will take place at the NEC, Birmingham from 28th to 30th September 2021. All PR activity for the forthcoming show is now […]


PPMA Total Show 2019 Leads The Way

Release date: 22.10.2019 | images: 6

PPMA Total Show 2019, the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition, has been hailed an overwhelming success by exhibitors and visitors to the event at the NEC, Birmingham (1-3 October). Over 450 exhibitors and 2,500 brands showcased the latest innovations in smart manufacturing, processing equipment and packaging solutions for the following sectors: food and […]


The biggest celebration of achievement and business excellence at the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

Release date: 02.10.2019 | images: 2

2 October 2019 |The processing and packaging machinery industry celebrated another year of outstanding achievement and business excellence at its eighth PPMA Group Industry Awards at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, on 1 October 2019. Hosted by comic and TV impressionist, Jon Culshaw, this year’s prestigious gala evening attracted 449 people.  They came together to […]


PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

Release date: 09.07.2019 | images: 3

Call for Entries – Deadline: 17 July

PPMA Group is today issuing a ‘Final Call for Entries’ to the 2019 PPMA Group Industry Awards. All companies within the packaging and processing sector are invited to submit their FREE submission by the deadline of 17 July 2019.


Sustainability, plastics and Brexit: Keynote speakers set to inspire at PPMA Total Show 2019

Release date: 09.07.2019 | images: 5

Experts from IKEA, the British Plastics Federation and The Sunday Times to create a forum for education, knowledge-sharing and debate.

The PPMA Total Show 2019, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 1 to 3 October, has announced a first-class, industry-responsive conference programme devised to focus on some of the key issues facing modern manufacturing, including Brexit, serialisation and packaging design, as well as tackling the debate surrounding sustainability and the circular economy.


Entry now open for the PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

Release date: 29.05.2019 | images: 3

The 2019 PPMA Group Industry Awards will be held at the National Conference Centre (NEC), Birmingham, on the evening of the first day of the PPMA Total Show 2019 – Tuesday, 1 October 2019.